Cedar logs comprise the primary support system of the plank houses of the
Pacific Northwest Indians, and are clad with thick cedar planks harvested from
The environment of the Northwest Coast of Canada was very diverse, and often
... They lived in longhouses or 'Big houses' constructed out of cedar planks.
The Northwest Pacific Coastal Indians did not live in tepees as did the Yakima
Indians of Eastern Washington. Instead, they lived in longhouses built of thick ...
Plankhouses are Native American homes used by tribes of the Northwest Coast (
from northern California all the way up to Alaska.) Plank houses are made of ...
The long houses of the coastal Indians were built of cedar planks split from the
trunks of large trees. Each house measured from 40 to 100 feet in length and
The Northwest Coast American Indians lived in clans and had a native
population ... Cedar provided the raw material from which houses, boats, baskets,
The homes of the Northwest Coast Indians included Plankhouses. Plank Houses
were common and were permanent houses built as homes by the fishing tribes ...
Cedar Plank Houses of the Northwest Coast. Picture. Kwakwaka'wakw, Blunden
Harbour. ca. 1900. Archaeology indicates that the Indians of the Northwest ...
The Northwest region is along the west coast of the United States. The states that
make up ... In the Northwest region, Native Americans lived in plank houses.
Northwest Coast Indians were found in Oregon, Washington, and even as far ...
However, if the owner of the house died, it was often burned to the ground for ...